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Freedom of The Press Accepts Crypto To Help Defence Free Speech

Freedom of The Press Accepts Crypto To Help Defence Free Speech

Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) launched a cryptocurrency donation page to raise money for support and protection of free media. “We use crowdfunding, digital security, and internet advocacy to support journalists and whistleblowers worldwide,” states FPF’s website. 

From now the nonprofit organization accepts Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and ZCash. All donations are intended to advance press liberty. FPF reports that they are not alone in this boat: Mainframe, a company resisting censorship, generously donated as much as 1,000 ETH to the Foundation, who they share interests with. 

Rivemont Crypto Fund Holds Its Assets in Cash

Rivemont Crypto Fund Holds Its Assets in Cash

Rivemont Crypto Fund, a Canadian company owned by Rivemont Investments, keeps approximately 91% of its assets – $2.3 million – in fiat currency, and only the insignificant rest in Bitcoin.

Rivemont Putting an Eye on the Altcoins

Rivemont Investments offers investment strategies basing on the market’s volatility. Its subsidiary Rivemont Crypto Fund, established in December 2017, is the only active cryptocurrency fund in Canada, according to the official data. The fund trades Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Ripple (XRP), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Ethereum Classic (ETC), and is registered in 3 provinces with the Ontario Securities Commission, the Alberta Securities Commission, and the British Columbia Securities Commission.  Rivemont Crypto Fund is considering investments in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and alternative coins such as Neo and Dash.

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People Use Bitcoin 87% less in 2018

People Use Bitcoin 87% less in 2018

The volume of trading on crypto exchanges is 80% lower this year, and analytics mark a significant decrease of people using decentralized apps (DApps).

Cryptocurrencies Are Waning

About half of the crypto market volume accounts for  5 top cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin, making over $12 billion rotate within it. One third of the sum accounts for Bitcoin and one tenth – for Ether. Consulting agency Diar confirms that all altcoins’ prices depend on Bitcoin’s fluctuations.  

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